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Brown Porter - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)
KIT167
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Description

(Makes 5 gallons) - If you like maltiness emphasized with a hint of chocolate roastiness and subtle caramel nuttiness this is the beer for you. Medium-low to medium hop bitterness. Light brown to dark brown in color, often with ruby highlights.

Estimated Original Gravity: 1.046-1.052
SRM (Color Range): 20
IBU's: 29-32
Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 5-5.25%


Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.

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Item # KIT167
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 11LBS
ABV %5.3
IBU31
SRM22
Beer StyleStout & Porter
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
Pre-MilledY
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Why did you choose this?
MoreFlavor Store
Sounds delicious, great reviews, inexpensive starter
Doug N on Oct 20, 2018
just wanted a cheep dark beer
anders l on Mar 3, 2018
Sounds delicious, great reviews, inexpensive starter
Doug N on Oct 20, 2018
Wanted an easy Porter to brew
Steven W on Apr 14, 2018
just wanted a cheep dark beer
anders l on Mar 3, 2018
Excellent kit, lends itself to modifications
mark s on Feb 27, 2018
Wanted an easy Porter to brew
Steven W on Apr 14, 2018
Excellent kit, lends itself to modifications
mark s on Feb 27, 2018
Is this light brown or dark brown in color?
AJ T on Feb 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Not sure what your definition of 'light' and 'dark' are but it's a dark brown color in the glass. If you hold it up to a light you can just see some come through so it's not a 'stout' level darkness.
Reviews

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Pretty solid extract beer.
February 8, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Great go-to porter
This beer is easy to brew and has always produced a solid drinkable pint. I'm not the greatest brewer by a long stretch. I like to brew every once in a while and this beer always brings complements when I show up with it. My last batch was my first kegged beer and it was great to the last pour.
July 5, 2016
Easy and tasty
This is an easy first brew for beginners that produces a good-tasting and drinkable porter. Not too heavy, but flavorful.
May 29, 2015
Awesome Beer
This was a great beer that i brewed. It had a nice roasty flavor with a hint of caramel. This was actually a crowd pleaser from my friends. Only thing i would change is adding a little less priming sugar during bottling, as it was a little too carbonated for my tastes, but overall Amazing Beer!!
May 5, 2015
Great First Brew
This was pretty basic to brew so it is easy for first-timers. I haven't brewed in a long time so I just went by the book and had no problems.

The taste has been everything we were hoping for. Low on hops with complex malty flavor. Our friends really like it too.

Perfect for winter but I'd drink it all year round.
March 30, 2014
Turned this kit into an awesome barleywine
I left out the chocolate malt, added a half pound of molasses and brewed a half batch with this kit. Made a yeast starter with Safale US-05 and aerated well. A few weeks after bottling this is already tasting great. My wife, who is normally a wine drinker, loved it and asked me to make more. Will order two kits and make a full 5 gallon batch next time.
March 16, 2014
Good as it is,but GREAT if you...
add some pecans in the boil.

I have done this kit twice. The first time with 1/2 a pound of roasted pecan for the last 15 minutes of the boil. This had minimal effect. The next time I did a full pound for 60 minutes. WOW what a difference!

This beer lends itself to additions VERY well, and cold aging it was successful as well. It got better and better the longer it went.
February 8, 2014
Response from MoreFlavor
its a good beer
December 14, 2017
Curtis W
Response from MoreFlavor
its a good beer
December 22, 2017
Curtis W
Good Porter
I brewed this a couple of times and used US04 yeast. The last time I added half a bottle of hazelnut flavoring and it was really good after a month in quart bottles. Will keep brewing this porter.
January 23, 2014